Meaning of love-knot in English:


Pronunciation /ˈlʌvnɒt/


  • 1Figurative and in allusive use. Something that constitutes or maintains a union based on love; a tie or bond of love.

  • 2 literal A complex, ornamental knot considered to be a symbol of true love and used as a love-token; a representation of such a knot.


Late Middle English; earliest use found in William Langland (c1325–c1390), poet. From love + knot.